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Putting the Barrett Nomination in Perspective

David Crockett October 1, 2020

The nomination of circuit court of appeals judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court has brought us once again to the silly season in American politics. To be fair, we have been in a silly season for...

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Professors share thoughts on opening sports stadiums for voting

Gail Grady September 23, 2020

photo by Kate NuelleThe AT&T Center in San Antonio is one of many professional sporting arenas that is opening up for voting because of the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election. It’s yet another...

Student voices are necessary

Student voices are necessary

Editorial Board February 13, 2020

In 2013, professor of political science David Crockett wrote in to the Trinitonian about a potential change in the definition of a credit hour. Crockett mentioned a meeting at which the the Faculty Senate...

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Trump becomes the third president to be impeached

Gabriella Garriga January 23, 2020

Photo by Elizabeth NelsonDonald Trump has become the third president in United States history to be impeached by the House of Representatives. On Dec. 18, 2019, Trump was charged with abuse of power and...

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Understanding the Texas Constitutional amendments

Gabriella Garriga November 14, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutBy Nov. 5, voting day, 12 percent of registered Texas voters cast their ballots. Voters approved nine amendments to the Texas constitution and rejected one. Amendments need...

Student voting rates triple at TU

Student voting rates triple at TU

Lindsay Morgan October 31, 2019

Graphic by Quinn Butterfield Trinity student voting rates tripled from 2014 to 2018 due to campus involvement in the registration process. The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE)...

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Possible effects of the government shutdown loom over university

Jolie Francis January 23, 2019

While the United States Congress and president battle it out on Capitol Hill, Trinity University faces possible issues caused by the government shutdown. The federal government has been in a partial shutdown...

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Departments across campus search for new faculty

Gabriella Garriga January 23, 2019

Departments across Trinity are currently conducting searches for new professors this year. In each department — political science, computer science and English — the search looks a little different. In...

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What are Props A, B and C?

Gabriella Garriga November 14, 2018

San Antonio community members voted on Propositions A, B and C when they went to the polls for midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The three propositions were spearheaded by the San Antonio Professional...

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Trinity Students react to midterm elections

Gabriella Garriga November 8, 2018

After months of registering voters, block walking for candidates and driving friends to the polls, Trinity students gathered to watch the final, nerve wracking moments of the midterm elections. This year’s...

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